Ascential Reviews

Updated 16 Feb 2021

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent career prospects, well positioned for the future"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - EVP in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ascential full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Fast pace, high autonomy, great career prospects

    Cons

    Suitable for those who will thrive in high paced environments

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Technology Company"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Client Services Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ascential full-time

    Pros

    Various Perks, Flexible Working, Ability to move across different brands in the business

    Cons

    Corporate Bullying, Overworked, Opinions are not usually taken into consideration


  3. "Great company to work for"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Finance Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ascential full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Location was very much easily accessible

    Cons

    Some people found the offices difficult to locate

  4. "Money20/20"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Marketing Specialist 

    I worked at Ascential full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Able to work with different functional teams and senior managers.

    Cons

    No clear promotion route in the company

  5. "Great company to work in Wonderful people"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Billing Specialist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ascential full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great environment very diverse ,Wo deregulation People to work with

    Cons

    Very busy,but all in all can be managed with prioritising

  6. "Great training for new employees"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Account Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ascential full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Well organised & supported teams, fairly rewarded

    Cons

    KPI focus is tending to overtake job requirements/micro-management

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "Endless change in direction"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Vice President, Marketing in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ascential full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Market leading brands, unrealised potential

    Cons

    Change direction so often it feels like we never move forward.

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "Everyone’s pay should double!!"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Digital Media Specialist in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ascential full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work remote is good for now being

    Cons

    We work 24/7 with no pay review!!! No one tell me how much more I can get paid in a promotion. I want clear figures?? We work crazy hours it is not right

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  9. "Flywheel Digital Bad place to work"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - ECommerce Specialist in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ascential full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work from home with nice equipment sent

    Cons

    Why I work so many hours when I’m not at JP Morgan? Am I on £100k to work like this? No. It is very bad many of us want to leave. Each specialist should be on no more than 2 accounts. Bad bad bad. Worst company in Ascential to work for

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Unhelpful Managers, unrealistic targets"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Paddington, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ascential full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    big employer, lots of perks

    Cons

    do not like you working from home, alot of favourtism, unrealistic targets and feels like a call center environment as focus is all about calls and time on phone not actual revenue. Very little progression opportunities.

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